Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson dials into the chat with Rich about the team’s big Wild Card Weekend win over the Washington Redskins. The rookie also talks about the Seahawks’ NFC Divisional Playoff Game on Sunday against Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons. After having a great chat with the rookie of the year candidate, Rich shifts gears and dials up Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Richie Sambora. The famed guitarist has co-written some of Bon Jovi’s greatest hits over the decades, and is also a huge fan of the NFL. The Perth Amboy, N.J., native discusses with Rich how he grew up watching Vince Lombardi and the Green Bay Packers dominate the first few Super Bowls, and talks about who he thinks will hoist the Lombardi trophy in New Orleans this February. The podcast wraps up with one of our favorite guests of all time — Redskins tight end Chris Cooley. Cooley had no intentions of being a guest on the podcast when he attempted to crank call our humble host last week. But unbeknown to Cooley, Rich, Law and Brockman were on to… Read
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Yahoo! Sports NFL columnist Mike Silver dials in to The Rich Eisen Podcast to chat with Rich about the officiating debacle on the Monday Night Football contest between the Packers and Seahawks. Silver was at Century Link Field for the game and found himself front and center on the media coverage after being seen talking to a befuddled Aaron Rodgers moments after the controversial Russell Wilson … Read
Sixteen-season veteran and sure-fire Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez joins Rich on Falcons Cam just days away from his return to Arrowhead, when his Falcons face off against the Chiefs at 1 p.m. ET Sunday. It marks the first time since leaving Kansas City that the NFL’s all-time record holder for touchdowns, receptions and yards as a tight end will return to face his old team.
Next up, Rich welcomes Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson, who beat out veteran Matt Flynn for the starting spot in Seattle, defying the many doubters who said a quarterback of his height couldn’t make it in the NFL. Wilson will look to prove doubters wrong again when he leads the Seahawks against the Cardinals on Sunday.
We wrap things up with none other than our front-office man Michael Lombardi, who returns to preview the NFC South and… Read